Miniature Bronze Age Axe

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Object type: Axe
Period: Bronze Age
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 23/12/2022
Location: Wychavon, Worcestershire


An  incomplete miniature axehead or chisel, measuring only 42mm in length, dating to the Early Bronze Age (c. AD 2000-1700 BC). Miniature axes are often associated with Roman votive offerings but this is of Bronze Age form. It is a Find of Note: County importance.